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Friday, 14 March 2014 09:58

Representative Muxlow hails emergency road funding for local governments

(SANILAC COUNTY) -- Sanilac County is set to receive just over $400,000 in funding for local road projects to help municipal governments recover from this year's bitter and harsh winter. State Representative Paul Muxlow of Brown City says he is pleased that the funding can be provided using current resources without having to raise any new taxes. The legislature approved the emergency supplemental appropriation bill totaling $215 million for road maintenance with $100 million dedicated to ensuring that counties and local governments still have maintenance money in the summer after significant snow plowing costs. The Sanilac County Road Commission will receive $336,045. The remaining $64,978 will be split among several communities. Applegate will get $2,065, Brown City-$5,947, Carsonville-$2,869, Croswell-$12,246, Deckerville-$5,173, Forestville-$1,590, Lexington-$4,567, Marlette-$8,987, Melvin-$1,830, Minden City-$1,723, Peck-$2,549, Port Sanilac-$3,101, and Sandusky-$12,364. St. Clair County will receive a total of $920,338, with $668,683 dedicated to the county road commission. Port Huron will receive $139,145, Algonac-$16,132, Capac-$7,476, Emmett-$2,221, Marine City-$16,593, Marysville-$40,098, St. Clair-$22,398, and Yale will receive $7,582.